2019 Ram 1500 vs 2019 Chevy Silverado

2019 Ram 1500 vs 2019 Chevy Silverado

It’s common for truck drivers shopping around for a new vehicle to find themselves choosing between the 2019 Ram 1500 vs the 2019 Chevy Silverado. While both options may seem tempting at first glance, digging deeper results in many drivers going with the 2019 Ram 1500. We’ve broken down why in our comparison below.

From a raw utility standpoint, the 2019 Ram 1500 slightly outperforms the 2019 Chevy Silverado. Comparing both trucks’ towing capabilities reveals that the 2019 Ram 1500 can tow up to 12,750 pounds, which is 250 pounds more than the 2019 Chevy Silverado’s maximum towing capacity. The 2019 Ram 1500’s maximum payload of 2,300 pounds also edges out the 2019 Silverado’s maximum payload of 2,280 pounds.

2019 Ram 1500


2019 Chevy Silverado

12,750 lbs. Towing Capacity 12,500 lbs.
2,300 lbs. Maximum Payload 2,280 lbs.
12" Touchscreen Display Infotainment System 8" Touchscreen Display
Optional Adaptive Cruise Control Unavailable

2019 Ram 1500 Interior Technology

In addition, the 2019 Ram 1500 has more versatile infotainment options compared to the 2019 Chevy Silverado. The 2019 Ram 1500’s infotainment system can be equipped with a 12-inch touchscreen interface, while the largest touchscreen available for the 2019 Chevy Silverado is eight inches. As a result of the larger screen, the 2019 Ram 1500’s interface is more readable while driving.

Some advanced features, such as Adaptive Cruise Control, cannot be found in any trim level of the 2019 Chevy Silverado but are offered for the 2019 Ram 1500. Other available 2019 Ram 1500 features include a sunroof, off-roading tires, a navigation system, leather upholstery and driver-seat memory settings.

Available 2019 Ram 1500 exterior color options include: Bright White, Granite, Blue Streak, Patriot Blue, Billet Silver, Diamond Black, Rugged Brown, Black Forest Green, Maximum Steel, Delmonico Red, Flame Red and Ivory.